Born into a world of numbers, where a number 9 goes onto greatness, 5 leads a mediocre life, lies an oppressed zero, who discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something. This stop motion animation film Zero is written and directed by Christopher Kezelos and produced by Christine Kezelos.
The Alamo Drafthouse is known for hosting classic film events and the month of June is no different. This month they have The Texas Monthly Rolling Roadshow which includes ten Texas films: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bonnie and Clyde, Blood Simple, Hud, Giant, No Country For Old Men, Red River, Tender Mercies, The Last Picture Show [...]
Neomorphus, by Animatorio based in Brazil, is the second movie created for the series of free mini-shorts named Praepostere, the first being “Adiantum pedatum” – made with stop-motion technique with the theme of unusual developments in a morbid visionary. Transformation trough mutations stages. Evolution as a function gain is called neomorphic. Imaginary creatures adapt into [...]
Shadow (2009) Budgeted at a million euros, directed by Frederico Zampaglione, Italian psychological horror flick Shadow is the second film under this director’s belt. The film is not rated, but if it were made in the good ol’ USA, it would have been rated R due to its bizarre torture scenes and swearing. But that [...]
Red Riding Hood Movie Review Red Riding Hood, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, is a loose adaption of the infamous and often gruesome folktale that dates back from before the 17th century, set during medieval times, in a village deep in the forest. Valerie (Amanda Seyfried) a spirited, beautiful young girl who’s heart belongs to a [...]
This beautiful animated film Mt. Head (Atama Yama) (2002) was nominated for an Oscar in 2003. A frugal old man suddenly sprouts a leaf from the top of his head. He decides to cut it off and save it in a jar, but this becomes a repeat pattern for him, as it continually sprouts again. [...]
Sure the actors and the story line are most prominent aspects of a film, but sometimes we need to step back and understand what goes on behind the scenes and fully appreciate all the hard work that goes into production. The zero-gravity scene in Inception is not computer trickery, it’s the real deal. Watch this [...]